Daily Brief

January 9, 2020

Physical Science Presentations at the American Geophysical Union

PHYSICAL SCIENCE PRESENTATIONS AT AGU
Alumni and current students gathered at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in San Francisco. The group talked science, careers and KU over lunch following the meeting presentations. From left to right: Angeline Digiogno (’19), Dr. Erin Kraal (Department of Physical Sciences), Giuliana Simmens (’21), Danielle Moyer (’15, currently completing a doctorate at Drexel in volcanology) and Emily Snyder (’15, currently completing a master’s degree in geophysics at New Mexico Tech University).
     Erin Kraal, Department of Physical Sciences

WEATHER

Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger

Another cold one today but with sunshine and no more snow squalls to worry about, things are improving. Highs in the low to mid-30s. Light northwest winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

THANK YOU TO THE KU COMMUNITY
I'd like to thank everyone who sent cards and comforting words to me on the recent loss of my mother. It has been a difficult journey, but the care shown to me by my KU family has made it just a bit easier and is greatly appreciated. Please accept my heartfelt thank you.
      Susan Mangold, Office of Dean of Students

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING SEARCH OPEN FORUM
The Division of University Relations and Athletics welcomes candidates for the position of Director of Marketing to campus. Open forums to meet the candidates will be held as follows.  Resumes and cover letters for each candidate can be accessed by clicking the links and entering your KU login credentials on the search webpage.
- Candidate A: 10:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10
- Candidate B: 1:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13
- Candidate C: 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14
- Candidate D: 10:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 17 
     Josh Leiboff, Director of Marketing Search Committee

TIAA RETIREMENT COUNSELING SESSIONS
The representative from TIAA will be on campus Jan. 16, Feb. 13, March 12, April 9 and May 14. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one counseling session, contact information and future meeting dates are located on the Human Resources website, or you can schedule an appointment through this link: http://www.TIAA.org/schedulenow.
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

KUSSI TEAM STORE ANNOUNCEMENT
KU Campus Store is excited to announce the second phase of its new team apparel site, which brings the power to establish individual team stores for KU departments and student organizations. Each team store includes over 200 different apparel options, and will allow you to add your department or student organization logo to each item. We are now accepting requests to build a new team store for your department or organization. Apply by Friday, Feb. 28 to have your team store available by Fall 2020. To view more information about the program, visit: https://kubstore.com/ku-custom-apparel.
     Kutztown University Student Services, Inc. (KUSSI)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 10

10:45 a.m.

Director of Marketing Open Forum - Candidate A

103 Academic Forum

Jan. 13

1:45 p.m.

Director of Marketing Open Forum - Candidate B

103 Academic Forum

Jan. 13

5 p.m.

AFSCME membership meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Jan. 14

1:45 p.m.

Director of Marketing Open Forum - Candidate C

103 Academic Forum

Jan. 17

10:45 a.m.

Director of Marketing Open Forum - Candidate D

103 Academic Forum

Jan. 20

All Day

Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service

Jan. 21

 

Spring semester begins

Jan. 10

2 p.m.

WTRACK vs. Golden Bear Invitational
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Jan. 10

2 p.m.

MTRACK vs. Golden Bear Invitational
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Jan. 14

7 p.m.

Cheerleading Team Showcase
Keystone Arena

JAMES TINSMAN
We regret to inform the KU community of the death of James H. Tinsman Jr., longtime KU faculty member. Jim taught at KU from 1959 through 1991, retiring as a Professor of Anthropology. He was instrumental in the development of APSCUF, served as president of the local chapter, and as president of the state APSCUF from 1986 to 1992. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. in Ludwick Funeral Homes, 25 East Weis Street, Topton. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Topton Union Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
     Bill Donner, Department of Anthropology and Sociology

ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

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